Korean Football Association (KFA) has issued a statement confirming the removal of Lee Sang-min, a defender age,25 from the Korea Republic national team in the Men’s Football event in Asian Games 2022 in China in September because the ban has not yet been released from the drunk driving incident.
Lee Sang-min had been drunk driving and he was arrested by police in August 2020, and although there were no accidents, he was punished by KFA with a fine. 5 million South Korean won (RM18,012) and was banned from Korea Republic national team every squad for 3 years, which the Asian Games football competition Still in the ban period, the KFA decided to immediately cut his name off.
Present, Lee Sang-Min plays for Gimcheon Sangmu, a club in the K1 League on loan from FC Seoul during which he was required to serve in the military under Korea Republic law for two years.
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